Drivers


Electric Touring Car Racing

Mikel Azcona


About Mikel

After just three seasons in the series, 25-year-old Spaniard Mikel has established himself as one of the undisputed stars of WTCR. He began his racing career in the Renault Clio Cup Spain before moving up to the Renault Clio Eurocup, finishing second in the championship aged 18. Mikel was a runner-up again in the 2016 SEAT Leon Eurocup and the 2017 Audi Sport TT Cup. However in 2018 he claimed his first ever title, winning the TCR Europe Touring Car Series. This impressive performance saw him achieve a drive at the pinnacle of touring car racing for the 2019 season. Over his three years in WTCR, the Spaniard has taken three victories – one in each season – and 12 podiums. In 2021, he competed once again in the TCR Europe Touring Car Series alongside his WTCR commitments and emphatically secured his second drivers’ title. Mikel also competed in the inaugural season of Pure ETCR, and was the only driver to win the King of the Weekend crown twice (Vallelunga and Hungaroring).

For 2022, he will join our line-up in the series and fight for the title in our Veloster N ETCR.

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Career

2021
FIA World Touring Car Cup
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Russia
Final classification: 7th

TCR Europe Touring Car Series
Best result: 1st overall, Slovakia Ring, Spa-Francorchamps, Nürburgring, Catalunya
Final classification: 1st

PURE ETCR Championship
Best result: 1st overall, Vallelunga, Hungaroring
Final classification: 3rd

2020
FIA World Touring Car Cup
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Spain
Final classification: 7th

2019
FIA World Touring Car Cup
Best result: 1st overall, Race of Portugal
Final classification: 6th

2018
TCR Europe Touring Car Series
Best result: 1st overall, Zandvoort
Final classification: 1st

Q&A

Q1. Who is your motorsport idol?
Fernando Alonso

Q2. What are your hobbies?
Padel, tennis, fishing, off-roading and cross car driving

Q3. What is your ideal destination for a holiday?

Dominican Republic

Q4. Which profession would you have chosen if you hadn’t become a race driver?
Fireman

Q5. What is your favorite food?
Spaghetti carbonara

Q6. Describe yourself in 3 words
Funny, adventurous and motorsport-lover

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Personal data

Birthday:

25. Jun 1996

Place of birth:

Arrigorriaga (ESP)

Nationality:

Spanish

Interests:

Padel, tennis, fishing

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